Health Systems Program Manager


Position Details

Department: RSRCH-GRNT | Clinical Research Admin
Category: Administrative Support
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 779829
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Scientific Manager position independently employs a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures pertaining to quality improvement in healthcare to identify, implement, and coordinate practice-changing initiatives in accordance with Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) implementation programs ( The Scientific Manager oversees each step of the implementation process, from coordination of potential PCORI funding to project oversight and reporting of patient-centered outcomes to the funder and other stakeholders. Such work requires the development of action plans and collaborations with multidisciplinary teams from various divisions, departments, and organizations affiliated with Phoenix Children’s.

Position Duties

  1. Identify applicable health system implementation activities
  2. Coordinate teams to support programmatic and project specific activities
  3. Develop and implement programmatic and project specific action plans
  4. Direct and oversee the integration of project specific delivery components
  5. Serve as a moderator for communication between committees, stakeholders, and investigators
  6. Prepare and moderate investigator and committee meetings
  7. Collect and analyze assessments and success metrics for the program and individual projects
  8. Create reports based on program and project specific activities
  9. Ensure programmatic and project specific compliance with funding source requirements and federal/state regulations
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field
2. Masters in related field
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 3-5 years of experience managing projects OR Master’s Degree and 3 years of experience managing projects, preferred experience managing quality research projects/programs
2. Experience with sponsored programs and clinical compliance
3. Experience developing and implementing projects
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Managerial and coordination skills
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Frequently
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
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